Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicUNESCO world heritage site

Topic: UNESCO world heritage site

‘To live is to kill’ — a Malabar pit viper and gliding frog affirm nature’s basic law

Amboli Ghat is known as the ‘Cherrapunji’ of Maharashtra. The UNESCO World Heritage Site sustains its ecosystem with nature's most essential law.

Explore the magnetism of Maharashtra at the Dubai World Expo 2020

To showcase Maharashtra’s vibrant culture, art, history, and business potential, the state is participating in the Dubai Expo from 19 November to 2 December 2021.

A quiet ‘Chipko movement’ brewing in Assam to stop 6,000 Sal trees from felling

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

Meet the new additions to UNESCO’s World Heritage sites

A UNESCO panel added 13 new sites in 2020-2021, including the Harappan city of Dholavira in India.

‘Floating’ bricks, sandbox tech: Engineering skill behind 13th C Telangana temple’s UNESCO tag

The Kakatiya Rudreswara Temple, also known as the Ramappa Temple, in Telangana was last week inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the 39th such site in India.

Telangana’s Ramappa Temple is latest UNESCO world heritage site in India

The Ramappa temple, a 13th century engineering marvel at Palampet in Warangal, was proposed by the govt as its only nomination for UNESCO World Heritage site tag for 2019.

NYT lists Hampi as the second must-see global destination for 2019

Hampi, the legacy of the 16th century Vijayanagar Empire, has long been a tourist attraction for its ruins and temples.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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